self-starter Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “self-starter” in the English Dictionary

"self-starter" in British English

See all translations

self-starternoun [C]

uk   /ˌselfˈstɑː.tər/  us   /-ˈstɑːr.t̬ɚ/ approving
a ​person who is ​able to ​workeffectively without ​regularlyneeding to be told what to do: The ​successfulapplicant for the ​position will be a well-motivated self-starter who has ​excellentcommunicationskills.
(Definition of self-starter from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"self-starter" in American English

See all translations

self-starternoun [C]

 us   /ˈselfˈstɑr·t̬ər/
someone who can ​work well ​alone: Applicants must be self-starters.
(Definition of self-starter from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"self-starter" in Business English

See all translations

self-starternoun [C]

uk   us   HR
a ​person who is able to ​workeffectively without ​regularly needing to be told what to do: The ​successfulcandidate will be a self-starter with enthusiasm, ​flexibility, and ​motivation.
(Definition of self-starter from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “self-starter”
in Chinese (Simplified) 有主动性的人, 干活自觉的人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有主動性的人, 工作主動的人…
What is the pronunciation of self-starter?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

hipster

someone who is very influenced by the most recent ideas and fashions

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

awesomesauce noun
awesomesauce noun
February 01, 2016
slang the state of being extremely good or enjoyable or something or someone that is extremely good or enjoyable Recovering from the awesomesauce of another fab #Vidcon!!

Read More